Carla Lief became a paralegal in 1989 and has over 24 years of legal experience. In December 1991, she graduated from the American Institute with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. In June of 2000, Ms. Lief obtained a Bachelor Degree in Business and Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.

In July 2003, when Arizona started requiring document preparers to be licensed, the Arizona Supreme Court approved Carla as a Licensed Document Preparer. Her license was renewed each year from July 2003 through March 2016. She now works for attorneys as an independent contractor.

In September 2004 Ms. Lief became a Certified Paralegal with the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.

In February 2008, she completed the Master Program in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

In September 2009 Ms. Lief renewed her Paralegal Certification with the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.

For several years Ms. Lief was the bankruptcy instructor for the Maricopa County Bar Association's Certified Paralegal program.

Ms. Lief continues at least 10 hours of continuing education each year.
Carla’s Paralegal Services, LLC offers paralegal services to attorneys in the following areas: Civil (plaintiff/defense litigation), Personal Injury, Bankruptcy (for attorneys), Family, Probate (Guardianship/Conservatorship/Wills), and Garnishments.

Carla Lief, MBA
Certified Paralegal